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Art from Elsewhere: Museums "think and dream and act" as contemporary art show opens

The results of an Art Fund scheme which allowed five museum groups to spend £4 million on contemporary art are on show in a new exhibition. Curator David Elliott tells Culture24 more.

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In Pictures: Rembrandt blockbuster sees out the year at the National Gallery

Limber up for one of the best painting exhibitions of the year with ten of the best from the National Gallery's blockbusting Rembrandt: The Late Years.

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Last-minute loan of savage Rembrandt work thrills National Gallery ahead of new exhibition

The Conspiracy of the Batavians under Claudius Civilis will be seen in the UK for the first time after Sweden's Royal Academy of Fine Arts agreed to loan in to the National Gallery.

Frieze 2014: Eight of the best limited edition prints for art collectors on a budget

Art collectors are digging deep into their pockets this week. For collectors on a more modest budget, Axisweb have handpicked a few limited edition prints from top artists.

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Curators, the artist and our verdict on Anselm Kiefer at the Royal Academy

Curator Kathleen Soriano, the Royal Academy of Arts' Tim Marlow, our reviewer Nick Stockman and Anselm Kiefer himself on the moving new exhibition in London.

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Jacqueline Wilson, Marion Deuchars and friends help launch creative, messy Big Draw

See pictures from a boisterous opening to this year's festival at the V&A Museum of Childhood, launching a month of fun to inspire drawing across 20 countries.

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Five artworks from the British Museum's Witches and Wicked Bodies exhibition

The British Museum's exhibition on witches opens today. Take a look at cauldrons and pitchforks through artworks going from Goya to Macbeth.

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A Needle Walks into a Haystack: Liverpool offers sharp and precise 2014 Biennial

Merseyside's sixth major festival of visual art offers just enough to fill a busy weekend, with artists past and present equally represented. Mark Sheerin explores.

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National Portrait Gallery researchers reveal 'airbrushed' Elizabeth I in X-ray of portrait

The NPG's new Tudor portraits exhibition reveals how X-rays of a portrait of Elizabeth I show how the Queen's portrait was overpainted and prettified in the eighteenth century.

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Competition: Win a copy of new Grayson Perry book Playing to the Gallery

Playing to the Gallery: Helping Contemporary Art in its Struggle to be Understood has just been published by Penguin, and we've got a copy to give away to one reader.

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Tate Britain finds something new and exciting to say in Late Turner – Painting Set Free

Tate Britain's Linbury Galleries are the setting for the first major exhibition to survey the achievements of JMW Turner during his final period between 1835 and 1850.

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Curator's Choice: Cathy Sloan on a three-metre high outdoor mural of Edward Elgar

A street art team known as We Love Art have created a cheeky version of Edward Elgar on the wall of his museum. Director Cathy Sloan introduces the high-velocity work.

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Dita von Teese and Scroobius Pip in Amy Winehouse show curated by singer's tattooist

Henry Hate, the singer's friend and tattooist, says an exhibition of street art-inspired works in aid of the Amy Winehouse Foundation will be "eye-popping".

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LS Lowry work saved from tomato ketchup stains to go on first public display in Salford

The Thames at Greenwich will go on show to the public for the first time after conservators removed stains said by the lenders to include tomato ketchup.

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Public offered toilet roll and cut-price prints by Chapman Brothers in Jerwood Gallery appeal

With just three days left to raise the £25,000 needed to bring the Chapman Brothers to Hastings, the Jerwood Gallery is calling on the public to help it cross the finish line.

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